The University of Tennessee at Martin is seeking a qualified applicant for the full-time position of Healthier Beginnings Coordinator I in the Department of Child and Family Grant Programs. This regular (100%) position is grant-funded and continuation of employment is dependent upon grant funding.
The Coordinator I is responsible for delivering home visitation services using the Healthy Families America (HFA) model to families living in Dyer, Lake and Lauderdale counties.
*Maintains a caseload of 15-20 families.
*Coordinates home-based activities using Growing Great Kids (GGK) curriculum.
*Works with families and supervisor toward developing a plan for each child and family, taking into consideration the program goals, the individual needs of the family members and community resources.
*Encourages and supports parent involvement and participation according to program goals.
*Demonstrates advanced observation skills, and uses observation of family dynamics to identify dysfunction and implements appropriate interventions.
*Conducts developmental screenings and other assessments as needed to determine child and family needs.
*Makes referrals and connect families to needed resources in the community
*Attends regular staff meetings, in-service training, and other meetings and conferences as required.
*Consistently and accurately completes all paperwork as required by agency in a timely manner.
*Completes HFA Core training and other required trainings.
Internal Number: 204906
The primary purpose of the University of Tennessee at Martin is to provide a quality undergraduate education in a traditional collegiate atmosphere characterized at all levels by close collaboration among students, faculty and staff. In addition, the university is dedicated to meeting lifelong educational needs by providing graduate programs, distance-learning opportunities and other creative endeavors. Furthermore, the university is committed to advancing the regional and global community through scholarly activities, research and public service.